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Walter Johnson

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  • Hall of Fame Highway

    Maybe there's something in the soil. Maybe there's a wrinkle in the Earth's gravitational fields. Maybe it's the roadway itself, somehow cosmically attractive. Whatever the reason, I-90, wending its 1,000-mile way between Chicago and Boston, traverses...
  • '1921: The Yankees, the Giants, & the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York'

    '1921: The Yankees, the Giants,  &   the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York'
    In 1970, a journeyman pitcher published a memoir with an innocuous subtitle: "My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues." Written by Jim Bouton (with help from sportswriter Leonard Shecter), "Ball Four" took readers to a...
  • Perfect penmanship

    It occurred to me that the world, or baseball, anyhow, owes Jerome Holtzman his own action figure. Being the freshly designated "official baseball historian" is all very nice, but action figures say it louder these days. Why an action figure for...
  • Boys cross country: First team

    Robby Creese Glenelg, junior • A soccer player who still plays on local travel teams, Creese participated in his first season of cross country this year • Claimed Class 2A state title with a time of 17 minutes, 30 seconds - beating Bel Air's...
  • Three Harford schools place on Post's top high schools list

    Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list. Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...
  • Wrestlers to watch

    Wrestlers to watch
    Jack Clark McDonogh, freshman A rookie for the Eagles but not on the mat, Clark holds seven New Jersey junior state titles, is a three-time Tulsa National winner and last year, as an eighth-grader wrestling up in the high school classification, won...
  • Three Arrested in August Coldwater Teen's Overdose

    Three Arrested in August Coldwater Teen's Overdose
    Three men have been arrested in conjunction with the August 2010 heroin overdose death of a 17-year-old Coldwater boy. The boy, identified as Jesse Alan Payne, was found unresponsive outside a Quincy apartment complex. He was declared dead a short time...
  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH ON OPENING DAY!!

    PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH ON OPENING DAY!!
    ***Fans are encouraged to arrive early to witness the historic event that marks the 100th anniversary of the first presidential pitch on the opening day of baseball season*** March 29, 2010 (Washington, DC) - President of the United States Barack Obama...
  • Tennis: Cramp ends state championship bid by Reservoir's Akinshemoyin

    Tennis: Cramp ends state championship bid by Reservoir's Akinshemoyin
    Reservoir's Biyik Akinshemoyin wanted to go on, but in the end, his body simply wouldn't let him. After more than ten sets, and almost 100 games, of tennis, Akinshemoyin's left quad muscle seized up for a second time, forcing him to injury default in the...
  • High school wrap-up: State tennis and track results

    Outdoor track State championships (May 24-26 at Morgan State University) Class 2A Girls team scores: 1. Liberty, 73.5 points; 16. Long Reach, 20; 17. Glenelg, 18; 23. Oakland Mills, 10. Top county individuals: 800: 6. Alyssa Hemler, OM, 2:24.40. 1,...
  • In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases

    In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases
    "H.B. Champion Standards Win 3 to 2! Fastest Game of Baseball Witnessed Here! 2000 See Game! Gate receipts over $609!" So trumpeted the local headlines one summer day in the late 1920s after a ballgame in Huntington Beach. For many fans, baseball...
  • Hereford boys, girls sweep 3A cross country state titles

    Hereford boys, girls sweep 3A cross country state titles
    The morning session of Saturday's cross country state championships belonged to the hosts.  Hereford's girls had little trouble winning the Class 3A division, while the boys edged out Linganore. This was the second straight year that the Bulls swept the...